Lillian Katherine Jewel Pryor

1895–1945 (Age 49)
Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Lillian Katherine Jewel

When Lillian Katherine Jewel Pryor was born on 7 August 1895, in Cherokee, Texas, United States, her father, William Fletcher Pryor Sr, was 23 and her mother, Mary Jane Wilkie, was 34. She married Franklin Grover Roberts on 13 June 1912, in Anderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1935 and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 4 June 1945, in Elbert, Throckmorton, Texas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Elbert Cemetery, Elbert, Throckmorton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lillian Katherine Jewel Pryor
Franklin Grover Roberts
Marriage: 13 June 1912
Velma Loretta Roberts
William Franklin Roberts
James R Roberts
Margaret Roberts
Bill Paul Roberts

Spouse & Children

13 June 1912
Anderson, Texas, United States


  • Female1913–2006Female

  • William Franklin Roberts


  • James R Roberts


  • Margaret Roberts


  • Male1930–2009Male

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 14

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Prior .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lillie Pryor in household of Fletcher F Pryor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lily Roberts in household of Grover Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie Roberts in household of Franklin G Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"

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